The Girondins de Bordeaux coach has chosen the fate of the clubs still in the running. Paulo Sousa was responsible for the draw for the “final 8” of the Champions League this Friday in Nyon (Switzerland), at UEFA headquarters.
A full draw for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final which will be played during a tournament in Lisbon from August 12th to 23rd. A new format (one place, dry match and in camera) to end the season after the break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
PSG inherited from Atalanta Bergamo. A good print on paper but it will be wary of the Italians. New to this level of competition, the Gasperini players dismissed Valencia with panache (4–1 and 4–3) in the round of 16 and have been in great shape since the resumption of Serie A.
Lyon have yet to play the 8th final in Turin against Juventus (1–0 one way). In the event of qualification, OL will face the winner of Real Madrid – Manchester City.
For the semi-finals, fate separated the four teams already qualified and the four to play their 8th final return. Paris would cross Leipzig or Atlético and thus avoid Real Madrid, Manchester City, Juventus, Bayern Munich or Barça, probably the five favorites with him.
No Franco-French confrontation before a possible final.
Quarter-finals (August 12 to 15)
Real Madrid or Manchester City – Lyon or Juventus
RB Leipzig – Atlético de Madrid
Barcelone ou Napoli – Chelsea or Bayern Munich
Atalanta – Paris Saint-Germain
Semi-finals (August 18-19)
Real Madrid or Manchester City – Lyon or Juventus against Barcelona or Napoli – Chelsea or Bayern Munich
RB Leipzig – Atlético de Madrid vs Atalanta – Paris Saint-Germain